Design & Installation

Design & Installation Featured Health & Safety Industry News Manufacturer news Technology Webinars
Date for your diary: 17/01 – surge protection training with BG Electrical
BG Electrical, in partnership with Voltimum, will be delivering a series of live webinars covering a variety of industry themes and technical topics. Beginning in January and running until April, this exclusive programme is free to attend and each event comes with a Q&A session. The series kicks off on Monday 17th January with a session on Surge Protection, going live from 19:00-20:00. During the webinar, Colin McAhren (MIET), Technical…
Design & Installation Featured Latest Kit Technology Videos Webinars
Did you miss our webinar on The Connected Home? Catch up now!
Electrical Apprentice and Legrand recently joined forces to deliver a webinar on the key elements of the connected home. Presented by Laurence Turner, Sales Manager – User Interface, and Matt Crunden, Training and BIM Manager, the session – which is now available to view on-demand – considers home automation and covers: – Why a smart home?– Lighting and automation– Lamps and motors– Heating– Audio Watch it on-demand now!
Apprenticeship Design & Installation Featured Industry News On site Videos
Ask the Expert: Earth Electrode Installations
In this Ask the Expert video, Scolmore Group answers the question: What are the provisions for installing an earth electrode on supply to an outbuilding? Scolmore Group’s Darren Staniforth and Jake Green will be going over the rules and regulations surrounding whether an earth electrode is required on an electrical supply to an outbuilding. They will look at different constructions of outbuildings to outline when an earth electrode becomes necessary.…
Apprenticeship Design & Installation Featured Industry News Technology
JTL launches free bite-size course on Smart Lighting
Leading not-for-profit training provider, JTL is continuing to support the professional development of electricians with the launch of its latest, free bite-size digital course, ‘An Introduction to Smart Lighting.’ Part of JTL’s Power Up series – an initiative designed to further support the building services engineering sector by offering free advice and educational resources – the course is intended to help both apprentices and qualified electricians identify the best methods…
Design & Installation Featured Industry News Planning Technology Videos
Electronic Components: LED Strips
Learn more about electronic components, i.e. LED strips. See how LED strips work and find out what the difference is between ASIC and resistor control, as well as what the different approval marks mean. Are you familiar with the Ledvance Training Centre? The online platform offers bite-sized training videos on a variety of lighting topics, such as technology, products and applications, making it a fantastic source of information for anyone interested…
Design & Installation Featured On site Videos
Ask the Expert: Consumer Unit Installs
In this Ask the Expert video, Scolmore Group’s Darren Staniforth, Head of Technical Engagement, answers the question: Can you install a consumer unit more than three metres away from the main fuse (or the intake position)? In this short video, Darren explains what conditions we typically see, and what needs to be considered in other circumstances. Check out the video below. Thanks for your help Darren! Ask the Expert Be…
Design & Installation Featured Industry News Videos
Ask the Expert: Installing Fire Rated Downlights
In our latest Ask the Expert video, Scolmore Group’s Darren Staniforth, Head of Technical Engagement, explores the correct installation of downlights in domestic situations, answering the question: Do all lights installed in ceilings need to be fire rated? In this short video, Darren presents two examples – a downlighter without an intumescent strip and one with. He explores common questions Scolmore Group receives, such as: do all downlights need to…